The Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2018 in Maun, Botswana, brought together 150 delegates from 26 countries, as well as hundreds of viewers joining the live broadcast of the conference.

An opening speech was given by His Excellency The Fourth President of the Republic of Botswana; Lieutenant General Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama. Other speakers came from near and far - from Botswana, different parts of Africa, and from further continents such as Asia, America, and Europe. Session topics included: "Destination Management – finding the right balance between overtourism and under-tourism"; "Wildlife Conservation and Tourism"; "Certification Body Collaboration Through Mutual Recognition or Shared Service"; "Recommendations for Market Access for SMEs"; "Achievements towards the 17 SDGs in the Tourism Sector"; and more.

As with previous GSTC Conferences, the carbon footprint of the event was offset to become a ‘carbon neutral event’ by the scheme CO2 NEUTRAL SEAL through the sponsorship of Green Evolution SA.

 

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